IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishing at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The role of the supply process is to buy, produce and distribute the IKEA range at the lowest total cost, making high quality available to the customer under good social and environmental conditions. Purchasing and Logistics Area North is one of total nine Purchasing Operations Areas within IKEA, and our co-workers are based in Älmhult, Dortmund, Kaunas and Moscow.
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Would you like a position where you will have a great impact on the way IKEA is working together with our suppliers’ manufacturing sites across the world? A position where you will lead the work of securing high quality of our products to millions of customers each year? Then this might be a chance for you!
IKEA Food develops and provides the food sold and served in all IKEA Restaurants, Bistro’s, Swedish Food Markets and the IKEA co-worker restaurants. IKEA Food has 389 restaurants in 49 markets and every year 650 million guests are enjoying the IKEA Food.
For us at IKEA, the most important thing is that our co-workers share our values, such as togetherness and enthusiasm, constant desire for renewal and simplicity. We offer a fun, dynamic and challenging position in a global organization.
About the assignment As a Production Engineer you lead the engineering and quality agenda with the overall goal to improve the customer satisfaction. You are the main contact towards the suppliers and works as part of the business team together with the supplier to develop and secure the production processes, handling of quality deviations and secure compliance to all IKEA requirements. Amongst others you:
• are responsible for quality assurance and follow up • perform product audits and production risk assessments at supplier sites • are responsible for supplier development • are leading the continuous improvements agenda from a production perspective
For this position it is important to know how to build and maintain business relations, having excellent communication skills, being a good team worker, respecting values and being persistent. You are able to prioritize, set a clear agenda and like to deliver high quality results on time.
You have a background in engineering, quality and production development; preferably having an engineering education and 2-5 years of relevant working experience within the food industry preferable meat industry. Since we are working in a global context, you need to have good communicative skills and speak fluently English. Travelling is a part of the assignment since our Engineers spend a lot of time with our suppliers. You are interested to take your next step in a big global company to develop yourself further and see how far you can go!
We offer you varied work tasks both in the office and at IKEA suppliers with a fun, friendly, non-hierarchical, open and international team atmosphere. Moreover, you have a wide range of education and self-development possibilities. We also hope you want to contribute with your unique competence to IKEAs future growth!
Please note that these two positions are based in Dortmund, Germany.
Submit your application online via our recruitment system SmartRecruiters as soon as possible but latest on the 13th of December 2020. If you have any questions regarding the position, please send an email to the recruiting team via SmartRecruiters and we will come back to you.